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Updated 22 July, 2018
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  1. "Great place to develop new skills"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Partner in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Associate Partner in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - World class research teams
    - Attract the smartest people from all backgrounds
    - Fast promotions based on merit
    - People care about your development
    - Great compensation and benefits
    - Many programs to tailor your McKinsey experience to your needs (e.g., Take time programs, 8 weeks paternity leave)

    Cons

    - Things move very quickly, which can be quite stressful at times
    - Long hours

    Advice to Management

    Continue building knowledge/expertise as key differentiating factor and ensure it easily accessible by all Firm members


  2. "Mckinsey & Company New Venture - PriceMetrix"

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    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work - Life balance
    Nice benefits
    Work culture

    Cons

    Less people
    Small company

  3. "Wonderful environment!!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Fantastic culture and values
    - Great opportunities for challenge and learning
    - Super intelligent, talented and enlightened people everywhere
    - Extremely successful and capable organization

    Cons

    - Partnership still male-dominated.

    Advice to Management

    Getting women to the top will take some major changes in expectations as most women will not sacrifice their families for their careers. This needs to be deeply appreciated.


  4. "Fantastic culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    You're treated like you're a valuable contributor

    Cons

    Frequent challenge to balance work-hours vs personal life


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people. Gorgeous office. Lots of snack.

    Cons

    Long hours. Too many meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Fewer meetings.


  6. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work opportunity for everyone

    Cons

    lot of work for employers

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the work


  7. "Brilliant people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great learning experience and projects.

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of travelling

    Advice to Management

    Improve work-life balance

  8. "Great for learning, but you need to love Fortune 500s"

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Engaging and bright colleagues and a lot of fun when working in a team room on a project
    - Strong senior leaders to mentor you
    - Constantly challenged and given new opportunities

    Cons

    - Work for big companies in mature industries and over 90% of my projects were focused on cost cutting
    - Little innovation or room to fail, everything needs to be right every time


  9. "Great Firm"

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    Former Employee - Administrative in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Administrative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Amazing colleagues, terrific learning environment, opportunity for growth and development, caring and compassionate

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of travel


  10. "Great place at right time and in right role"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Endless learning, opportunity and growth (if you are successful).
    Great group of people and culture (if you fit).
    Can see a lot of industries and types of problems (on the surface) and travel endlessly.

    Cons

    Undergoing a lot of changes so unclear on future
    Work life balance
    Travel


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